The programme and the UN sustainable development goals

Read more about how the Master programme in Electronics/Automation connects to the UN sustainable development goals.

The programme connects in particular to the following three goals:

  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities

Affordable and Clean Energy. Access to sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy is essential to combat today’s climatic changes. During your master studies, you will acquire skills that makes you especially suited to finding intelligent solutions that increase reliability, availability, and sustainability in the energy production and hence minimises the climatic footprint of industries and other infrastructure.

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. A functioning and resilient infrastructure is the foundation of every successful community. To face future challenges, our industries and infrastructure must become more including and sustainable. Advanced courses in e.g. control theory, robotics, and computer vision will develop your ability to develop innovative solutions that constraint the power consumption and excess material use in industrial processes and increase process reliability without compromising the performance.

Sustainable Cities and Communities. Over 50% of the population globally lives in cities and the numbers are steadily increasing. Therefore, we need to build safe, healthy, and resilient cities. Building automation is essential to optimise the indoor climate in people’s homes and office buildings while at the same time decreasing the energy consumption. The programme offers courses about wireless sensor networks, sensors and sensor fusion, critical for successful deployment of building automation and in measuring and controlling outdoor air quality.

Published by: Maria Åstrand Swenneke Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2021-10-05
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